Sunday, 12 February 2017

G Rim collection of death masks of Victorian crooks - including a notorious serial killer - found in shed

acabre collection of death masks of Victorian crooks is up for sale.
The grim hoarde was discovered in an outbuilding of a rural home during a routine valuation by a shocked auctioneer .
Two of the dead heads have been identified as Benjamin Courvoisier, a London serial killer 50 years before Jack the Ripper , and coachman Daniel Good, who mutilated his pregnant mistress.
And one of them was even once covered in lipstick and rouge as the owner’s young daughter had unwittingly decided to practice doing her make-up on a dead convicted criminal.
In total, nine heads were discovered in the shed of a property near Penrith, Cumbria. They have now sold for almost £40,000 at auction.-READ MORE

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